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SFGTV2
Feb 10, 2013 7:00am PST
looking for a park or if you're not familiar with any of the parks here in the city are, this app is a perfect accessory. so we're basically zooming in on the map right now. you can see the clustering 2 12 parks. as you get closer in, it lets you know where you're at. i'll zoom in on a park. you can see many different parks here. if you go to dolores, we'll start to see all of the facilities that they have available. looks like there's a tennis court, a dog play area, some children's park play areas. and if you actually go into one of the children's play area maybe, you can see some details about it. any news about each of the parks is going to be referenced here through a feed. ability to donate to the rec and park. let's say a ballfield, you'd be getting ballfield information. if there's close out based on rain. and you can do some filtering, spot-check the filtering real quick. this is what's near right now. filter, we've got, i don't know, what is it, over 10 categories, maybe closer to 20. and basically anything you're looking for, you can turn on right here. for me, i'm a dog o
SFGTV2
Feb 10, 2013 8:00am PST
. more broadly how do you think san francisco compares and what are some of the other cities that are doing really well in terms of open data? >> i should be clear. when san francisco is third, we have a pact. i'll add to that actually. what's great in san francisco is there is not just going to be a chief data officer. there is also the office of civic innovation. jay's team, shannon's team. by having both of those units in place i think there is going to be a really powerful team. because you can't just open up the data. you have to do things like this, where you get the community together or you have people actually talking about it because the demand side, as we were talking about it, will be there because there is going to be someone there. there have to be people working with it who are getting out there. i think this is what this city is going to be really powerful. in terms of other cities doing as well, chicago is doing some really interesting stuff. scary cool stuff. they're taking 3 in 1 data, pothole request and crime report and matching it up with social media. they're ge
SFGTV2
Feb 10, 2013 7:30am PST
live and work and play in the city. and we look forward to great events like a super bowl host or something like that, we're going to be able to give people a really rich amount of programs that they could access from here to santa clara to san jose. we can act regionally with our data and we can join and continue to be in the great city of san francisco. so, i want to thank all of the people, all of the different starting up companies here and those that are inventing with us, thank them for celebrating innovation month in such a exemplary way. and i think we're going to have a lot more to announce before this month is out, including on our way to the world series. thank you very much. (applause) >> now, if i may introduce our partner in crime here, board president david chiu who is also going to be complimenting us with all of his efforts at the board. come on up, david. (applause) >> good morning. i am incredibly excited to be here today for a couple of reasons. first of all, the hatchery is one of my favorite places in the city. there is truly a bee hive of activity of the new
SFGTV
Feb 10, 2013 3:30am PST
perspective, that we make a statement here in city hall, here at the board of supervisors, that we are supportive 100% of our domestic violence community. and we want to do everything that we can to make sure that any perceived pitfalls that came out of last year are overcome. i am fully supportive of this, but understand there is amendments. if that is a discussion for the full board, i would support that, but i am supportive of whatever amendments might want to come through today. with that, supervisor mar, do you want to make the amendments very clear to the city attorney's office? >> let me ask mr. rose, and miss newman, if you could understand what i am saying? i'm supportive of the budget analyst's recommendations, but i want to make sure that the family violence and support services are adequate, but to reduce the civil-criminal attorney and district attorney investigator positions from 4 for the tomorrow and investigator from 3 to 2. is there a way you could frame your recommendations, adjusting to those attorney and district attorney investigator positions? >> supervisor mar,
SFGTV
Feb 9, 2013 7:00pm PST
and s r hotels. when others are parting in our city till 4 or 5 in the morning. we're hoping that the moscone is a multi purpose community promising. as you know people in our district don't have enough to do and they get in proubl. moscone and harvey miles are for human rights and we voted on this. i think you should keep in mind we need to have a change of customers to work out this project and i thank moscone center. i worked there for years i want to make sure it's welcome to all citizens of this community. thank you >> thank you next speaker. >> thank you for all the time you spent on this issue. i don't think we can say anything for positive. this is a great benefit for san francisco and we appreciate partnering with you on this project >> thank you next speaker. >> good afternoon supervisors my name is kevin and i'm the decorator thought he hotel council for san francisco. we support this moscone project. the big hotels and the small hotels and conferen convention . this is one of the most important income generators. because in the city we have the downtown hotel that fails an
SFGTV2
Feb 10, 2013 12:00pm PST
throughout the city to make san francisco one of the greatest places to live. the mayor's office of neighborhood services also known as mons focuses on neighborhood outreach and engagement. it is an honor to be here with community leaders who are dedicated to the same principles and are positively changing our communities. the effect that one person can have in a community is truly inspiring. and it's that inspiration that drives each one of us to go out there and be a part of something bigger. i congratulate every award winner here tonight and let's not forget that every person here has the power to make a difference. i want to especially thank daniel and his team for being such instrumental leaders here in city hall on behalf of all communities and neighborhoods in san francisco. with that said, welcome and enjoy tonight's event. (applause) >> thank you, christina. so, before we jump into the fire works, as you would say, let's take a few seconds here and just go over some of the elements of tonight's event. so, tonight we're going to be giving out 12 awards. for those of you that
SFGTV2
Feb 10, 2013 9:00am PST
uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building in 1999 for $2. we worked and looked at ways that we can utilize the building for an office building. to build an icon i can building that will house a lot of city departments. >> the san francisco public utilities commission has an important job. we provide clean, pristine public drinking water to 2.6 million people in the san francisco bay area from the hetch hetchy regional water system. with also generate clean renewable energy for city services like public buses, hospitals, schools, and much more. and finally, we collect and treat all the city's wastewater and stormwater making it safe enough to discharge into the san francisco bay and pacific ocean. >> in 2006 the puc was planning a record number of projects. >> the public utilities commission is a very infrastructure-rich organization. we're out there rebuilding the water system. we've budget working on power generation in the country. we've been doing sewer for the city. we're looking at a brand-new rebuild of all watt systems in san francis
SFGTV
Feb 9, 2013 6:30pm PST
next speaker. >> god bless you supervisors and glad bless the city and county of san francisco. today for this black history month i am very reluctant to talk about this subject. i was a teacher at marshall academic high school and which at that time was a low income high crime county. and marshall high school was set up for black and latin use to succeed in high school and slowly that population has been squeezed out of that school. that school was a preschool. i think there needs to be a look at marshall high school and we need to ask ourselves what's going on over there how many our black people and latin are not being served thank you, very much. . next speaker >> good afternoon supervisor stop corporate rape of our library. private shut up of our community and perhaps because of the public library has began to make our information public. a discretionary fund and these funds are budgeted at $65,000 yes and no and the library expand this amount. this is the extend detail and he spends it on the undefined business expense. this may be one explanations why there is an over flow of s
SFGTV
Feb 10, 2013 12:30am PST
one of the most beautiful areas in the city and we hope people come out to that natural areas program, the oak woodlands between stanyan and 6-7th avenue along fulton in the city. i wanted to say that the active sports effort by the recreation and park department is incredible and to have a mobile unit, rock climbing, which i love as well and peter from my staff is a big rock climber as well, but to have youth have more access is wonderful. and kayaking and other things, too. like supervisor avalos, i share the concerns about the source of the funding, but it makes up for a little bit of the obesity-causing problems by the company that is sponsoring this. at least it's making up for allowing some of our youth to have active lifetimes and for our rec and park department to have much more support. so i'm supportive of this accept and expend and thank you to supervisor farrell for sponsoring it. >> thank you, supervisor mar and thank the rec and park department and park alliance and coca-cola. i think it's a great example of fill an philanthropy. is we'll send forward to the boar
SFGTV
Feb 10, 2013 8:00am PST
commissioner sugaya's comments to you. i'm [speaker not understood] and urban architect in the city of san francisco and i do serve with commissioner matsuda on the subcommittee of the historic preservation and planning commission for the search of replacing the commission secretary. it is from that perspective that i observe her as a broad minded, open and totally independent thinker. i see her as strategic and extremely well suited as a commissioner where it is important to think independently, yet act in concert with others. it is for those very reasons that i consider her strength remarkable and recommend you to her for reappointment. thank you. >> thank you. are there any other public comment? >>> good afternoon, commissioners. my name is bob amagucci. i'm the executive director of the japantown task force and a board member of the san francisco japantown foundation, on which board diane also serves. i've known diane and worked with her for many, many years and have tremendous respect for her dedication to the community, to the city of san francisco. she is a resident. she is a native
SFGTV
Feb 10, 2013 1:00pm PST
one. the palace of fine arts is the most popular location in the city arts system. reservations for weddings and other events a -- i like to take roll. >> commissioner antonini: here >> commissioner hillis: here >> commissioner sugaya: here >> commissioner moore: here. >> commissioner borden: here. >>: item 1, 2013.0029x, at 222 2nd street, request for determination of compliance, request for continuance. we have received late request for continued items 10 a, b & c. for case -- the requested data continuances to february 14. i have no other items. i have no speaker cards for matters propose for continuance. i do have speaker card for items on 1741 powell. >> president fong: public comments on items proposed for continuance. >>: good afternoon president fong, commissioners. we did make this request for continuance as a sponsor of this special district use legislation. very briefly i did want to state that the sud is contingent on the lease negotiations that the mta is conducting with the owner of 1741 powell. the negotiations are going. our requested for a continuance of one week. >
SFGTV2
Feb 9, 2013 10:30pm PST
and they believe it. you don't get a lot of interest from city hall on that. you get the business community and convince them the importance of dealing with graffiti and make that important to city hall, you'll be amazed. that was one of my most successful times, when the business community was appreciate you you aring city hall. that's our tax base. at a time when tax bases are diminishing income to citizens is diminishing, when you can show them how different it can be, that suddenly makes good business sense to them and they'll dedicate the resources to you. so, that's what's worked for me. (applause) >> anybody else up there? everybody okay with that answer? i think we're pretty grateful here in san francisco that we have a mayor that was actually the director of the department of public works. so, we know he's totally on top of it and involved. do you have another question? >> this isn't geared towards any particular speaker, but it is geared towards abatement. we have an annual volunteer event where graffiti is removed city-wide. in an effort to encourage youth to participat
CSPAN
Feb 9, 2013 8:00pm EST
died on february 1, 2013 at the age of 88. he served three terms as new york city mayor from 1978-1989. this portion is 20 minutes. >> i come today with love and condolences of new yorkers who are grieving with you at this moment. ed must be loving all of this attention. [laughter] i was thrilled he picked my neighborhood for his funeral. president clinton and rudy giuliani and governor cuomo and governor schumer and city and state federal and international officials and dignitaries, friends and family, fellow new yorkers, everyone is here today . i' i have no doubt ed is beaming and watching us down here. before last year's state of the city speech, we ran a video that included a shot of ed denting at the entrance ramp and yelling to all the cars that approached,, welcome to my bridge. welcome to my bridge. [laughter] needless to say, he brought down the house. half of the cameras stopped -- after the cameras stopped rolling, he stayed out there in the freezing cold shouting, welcome to my bridge. he loved it and we loved him. no mayor i think has ever embodied the spirit of new york
SFGTV2
Feb 10, 2013 3:30pm PST
abatement. i have two similar questions actually from the same city so i'm kind of going to blend them together. they're interested in restitution cost formula to charge individuals caught tagging the restitution labor, materials, equipment, costs. so, i don't know if that could be split between -- pointing at you. abatement and enforcement. >> i was going to point to dwight, but i guess i'll take it. >> or martin. >> just from my experience, you look at the amount that you've -- the amount of time that you've spent abating the problem. that starts with lugging paint over to the van, driving it to the site, putting on one coat, putting on a second coat, making sure it's not bleeding, possibly putting on a third coat making sure it's covered up, reloading it and driving back. the cost of the supplies is minimal. the cost of the labor is where you justify the cost because you're looking at someone's hourly wage, time, plus the amount of time that they spent abating the problem. and that's what's going to stand up in court. that's the most. you don't want to overestimate obviously just to
SFGTV
Feb 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
city agencies including the police department and district attorney's office to report about the increases in robberis on city streets and public transit. >> this is an item that has been introduced by supervisor weiner with my co-sponsor ship. >> thank you very much, there chairman and thank you for your support on this item. today, we are going to hold a hearing on robbery trends in the city. and specifically robbery trends around smart phones and tablets and electronic devices where we have seen a sharp and alarming frequency of those robberies sometimes turning violent. this is an issue really around the city, it seems like everywhere that i go, every community meeting that i attend, whether it is in my district or anywhere else. this is what people are talking about. and they are talking about it because it seems like almost anyone that you talk to in san francisco, these days, they, they either they have experienced something like this where a smart phone or tablet where they were robbed, or they know everyone who is experienced it or they know someone who knows someone. th
CSPAN
Feb 9, 2013 11:00pm EST
. before last year's state of the city speech, we ran a video that included a shot of ed denting at -- standing at the entrance ramp and yelling to all the cars that approached,, welcome to my bridge. welcome to my bridge. [laughter] needless to say, he brought down the house. after the cameras stopped rolling, he stayed out there in the freezing cold shouting, welcome to my bridge. he loved it and we loved him. no mayor i think has ever embodied the spirit of new york city like he did. i do not think anyone will. brash and irreverent, full of humor, he was our city's it essential mayor. it was an attitude he displayed for the world every day. we have such respect for him. it was matched by his integrity, intelligence, and independence. i was lucky enough to get an endorsement from him for first term of mayor. he was one of the few people crazy enough to back me. i do not know a thing of politics. i always remember that advice he gave me. he said, be yourself, say what you believe, and not worry what people think. god knows he did not worry about it. he was a genuine politician as a
SFGTV2
Feb 10, 2013 6:00am PST
members of the city's official family here with us today. the list of which i don't have and the number of community dignitaries. i see that we do have supervisor scott wiener, supervisor president of the board of supervisors david chiu, president cisneros, barbara garcia is with us. naomi is going to be part of the program. naomi kelly is with us, kim brandon from the port commission is with us, and a number of others. i'll be getting a list, i'll be able to acknowledge others. i see police chief [speaker not understood] is with us. and as we get other names, we will announce those. so, let's give them all a round of applause, please. (applause) >> as i indicated, you have the program before you. we did one additional note on the program, is that the city administrator naomi kelly will be introducing the mayor lee. and due to scheduling conflict, supervisor london breed will probably be arriving later and will make her welcoming remarks towards the end of the program. following the invocation by reverend harlan jones, nor a griffin will make a presentation, a dramatic presentati
SFGTV
Feb 10, 2013 4:30am PST
meetings about that. then somehow it became that the city was going to buy them. he never explained why they were going to change. and then more recently it has come out that the vendor is supposed to buy them, but the city is giving the money to the vendor to do that. and a lot of the dispute that is now going on has to do with the disposition of these boring machines. somehow it was suggested that the pagoda palace on palace street which has been an eyesore for sometime was the right site to take the machines out since there was considerable objection to taking them out at union square. and the city was forced -- the subway was forced to do some research into it and we were offered five options at a meeting back in november. and they had been studied and there was a vote towards the end of the meeting, a show of hands. more than half of the people present voted that they wanted the machines extracted in chinatown. subsequently research has shown that that was the initial plan all along to extract them in chinatown. but somehow it was decided it would disturb the community. the city de
SFGTV
Feb 10, 2013 3:00am PST
instance is leveraging the city's 7:1. we need you to stand up and support the funds. thank you. >> thank you, next speaker, please. >> thank you. good afternoon. supervisors, beverlily upton, [skwao-uft/] director of the san francisco domestic violence consortium on october 22, 2000 san francisco reiterated its commitment to end domestic violence in san francisco when clay joyce was killed in front of her children. as we do become their allis in the community, as well, this supplemental, thank you president chiu and the board of supervisors to help san francisco keep its promise to victims. the number on homicides are going down of the we're heading in the right direction. the increased caseload we're seeing in the community and the d.a.'s office and the public defender's office is a measure of our success. we are, there san francisco is living up to its commitment that it's made. the supplemental will help us do this on every level. we cannot underestimate the interconnectedness of the community and the department on the status of women and their leadership. and the leadership of the cr
SFGTV
Feb 9, 2013 6:00pm PST
days from the city. >> this ordinance is passed. item 18 >> this is a budget item for the housing authority as a priority. >> this motion is approved. colleagues let's skip over this next item and call roll >> thank you madam clerk today, i am happy to introduce with our mayor and supervisor scott wiener and we're going to talk about earthquakes. today would include soft buildings. in 2010 as some of you will remember i want to thank all of you who supported the earthquake and provision structure. this is to prepare for the big one. a lot of buildings were destroyed and the next one is expected to be more than 3 times the size of the average quake >> the most vulnerable 3 stories buildings will be renovated. i want to take a moment and thank the worker safrt group as well as the banging community that make the financial loans available. in the coming most there will be a separate bill coming up. wile we are asking tour owners to tackle this big project i look forward to working with the mayor and other. i want to take a moment to recognize 3 other supervisors >> mr. president, we'
SFGTV
Feb 10, 2013 11:00am PST
restrictionthe grant to, not really new but formalized. the city and county of seven cisco has open space provisions that protect our property far greater than this the restriction that many properties don't have this type of restriction. so the state is going ahead and moving forward requiring that restriction. we are asking that you recommend to the board of supervisors to authorize the director of real estate to file the deed restrictionand folsom. >> supervisor wiener: i do have a question. you may not be able to answer. this is a wonderful project. it's an exciting project. i know that there are issues whether there will be a large fence around the project that will physically separated from the surrounding neighborhood. i wonder it has been any discussion so that you can meet the park security needs without physically separating the neighborhood. maybe you can report to us back later. >>: i am deputy director for park planning. yes there was discussion about the fence that i do not know what the final resolution was but i can get back to you.be large.reduced to be more integra
SFGTV2
Feb 9, 2013 9:00pm PST
revitalization. >> awesome. we work really, a lot hand in hand in the city of phoenix with our neighborhood services department. by far some of my best friends. we get a lot done. i can't speak enough about them. somebody asked me if [speaker not understood] can come in here. i want to try to keep the media out. i'll tell you guys about that in the future, how we don't really want these people to know, we don't want it out in the media, hey, we just busted somebody because we used facebook to get them. what are the vandals going to do? everything is going to go away. we want to make sure -- i'm telling you right now by no means am i an spederth. i will not stand up here and tell you i'm an expert on how to investigate graffiti. i am not an expert to tell you how to use technology. what i want to do with you is to show you what i have done that has been successful for me to get vandals arrested. and what we did is pretty good. we use a couple things. anybody ever heard of graffiti tracker? you haven't? awesome program, right. if you guys don't have graffiti tracker yet, we're go
SFGTV2
Feb 9, 2013 11:00pm PST
paint over them. you know, i'm not putting a tag there. it's city property. and as far as the type of paint we use, we don't use aerosol paint. we don't use solvents or thinners or anything like that. so, i'm not exposing the kids in my program to any dangerous chemicals or anything like that. but -- >> [speaker not understood]. >> but i am present and that is a big concern. and you have every right to be concerned about that, because you could cause a violent reaction. -- from the wrong person. i'm not saying that every person who is involved in graffiti vandalism is violent or is going to take disrespect to it. they know it's part of the game for the most part. but you could have a bad incident by painting over someone's graffiti. >> we're going to continue going back and forth. >> one other point. just two quick points with our program. you know, when we have a mural going up in a certain police district, we inform that police district that it's happening. sometimes an artist can be painting a mural and they can site them for vandalizing. we want them to know it's part of our pr
CNN
Feb 10, 2013 12:00am EST
>> here is the main story we are following tonight on cnn, from new york city, across new england, up to ontario, deep snow fall, hurricane force winds now, plenty of cleaning up and digging out. across several states, a half million homes are without power tonight. take a look at this accumulation in wallingford, connecticut. that is 44 inches! the the city of poston saw the snow reach 21 inches deep there. that is where a tragic accident happened. a teenager claimed into this car to get warm. the tail pipe was blocked, in the snow and the boy died in a matter of minutes. >> ems were coming out of the boy, at around this point, i got a look at his face. eyes rolled back in his head. i have seen that look before. >> this is part of the country recovering from hurricane sandy, one of the most devastating storms to hit the east coast. it isn't a new phenomenon, experts say our weather patterns are changing due to global warming. we dispatched a team of team of cnn reporters across the country and around the world to investigate, how bad can these storms become? and what can we do no
LINKTV
Feb 10, 2013 2:00pm PST
with the confrontation will deepen. >> reports of gunfire and explosions in a northern city and mali. the french-led a forces recaptured the city last month that they have since been on alert. on saturday, there is a suicide bomber blew itself up a separate -- and a security checkpoint. no one was injured. one day earlier, a soldier was wounded when another suicide bomber targeted the same outpost. >> the suicide attack in the biggest city in the north of mali is significant because it's the second such attack since friday. on friday morning, we saw the first suicide attack since the conflict began since the french arrived. the suicide attacks on the city seemed to be a change of tactics. most of the armed groups that occupied the city and others had been pushed out by air strikes from the french and dutch troops from a ballet. -- troops from mali. but they worry that laying explosives rises on the road could increase the coming months and people of mali will be worried about how they have to deal with it. they're not used to dealing with guerrilla tactics like this and the french ha
SFGTV
Feb 10, 2013 9:00am PST
city operations and neighborhood services committee and the public safety committee. >> okay. colleagues, i received a request that this matter be continued to the february 21st next committee meeting. after public comment i would like to entertain a motion to continue this item at the february 21st rules committee meeting. any public comment? seeing none, public comment is closed. supervisors? >> i'd like to make a motion to move this item to the february 21st rules committee meeting. >> second. >> okay. without any objection, motion passes. next item, madam clerk. >> item number 14 is an ordinance amending the san francisco municipal elections code by amending sections 100, 110, 200, 205, 220, 230, 260, 335, 500, and 590, and adding section 810 to: 1) incorporate state law provisions governing community college and board of education candidates; 2) change deadlines for withdrawal of candidacy and candidate qualification statements; 3) change the public inspection period for candidate materials; 4) change requirements for petition circulator badges; 5) delete the requirement
SFGTV
Feb 10, 2013 5:00am PST
[inaudible] >> the city attorney but took no action. the board [inaudible] and that the real property negotiators took no action. member hot it would be appropriate to take a motion or disclose or not disclose? >> [speaker not understood]. >> we are adjourned. however -- >> however. >> let's have the tv thing go off for a moment. [adjourned] ... >> would the president like to call roll? >> please do. a >> president mazzucco in >> present. >> vice president marshal? >> he's in back, he's on his way. >> commissioner de jesus? >> in route. >> commissioner chan? >> present. >> commissioner kingsley? >> present. >> commissioner turner? >> here. >> commissioner [speaker not understood]? >> here. >> mr. president, you have a quorum and also with us this evening is the chief of police gregory p. sur and the director of the office of citizens complaints joyce higgs. >> thank you very much. welcome to the february 6, 2013 san francisco police commission meeting. we have an agenda tonight with the presentation regarding our officer involved shooting protocol and investigations. and we have no di
CNN
Feb 10, 2013 3:00am EST
struck, new york city's chief infrastructure officer, frank jesky, took us down into the subway system. >> we'll take a quick look over there. >> to what looked like a scene from a science fiction movie, something beyond imagination. >> believe it or not, these timbers washed in from the ocean or the bay. >> this did right here? >> absolutely. >> so this washed in -- >> all this debris that you see washed in from the tidal surge. >> this station, the end of the line for the city's number one subway train, is called south ferry. three years ago, it was brand new, built at a cost of more than half a billion dollars. now it's in ruins. >> sandy broke records for the biggest waves in new york harbor, for the biggest surge in new york city, and for the lowest pressure ever north of north carolina. what was the impactful part of sandy was the surge at 12, 15 feet. that surge had never been seen in new york city before. >> when we were here, the water was just below this mezzanine level. first interview -- >> you can see the rusts on these stair treads. >> -- jesky, this time dressed i
CNN
Feb 10, 2013 5:00am EST
cities once safe. now in the eye of the fury. >> i see the weather changing. absolutely. >> is this the era of the superstorm? >> water level is rising substantially. >> and are we ready? >> if this wall had been here -- >> for the next one? >> i've been telling everybody, the big flood is coming. we better start building the ark. >> living near the ocean, there's always that chance that the ocean is going to come take away everything that you've got. but never did i imagine that this was going to happen to me and my family and my community. >> even now, given all that has happened to him and his family, it is still hard for nick camerada to understand it all. he has lived here, along the shores of staten island, for two decades, with his wife and four boys. back in 2011, camerada survived hurricane irene. so he paid close attention to reports of another potential hurricane headed his way in late october. >> it's been a very fickle storm, but it's going to be sucked in here, into the northeast somewhere. >> we were all hoping that the storm was going to blow more towards the south a
CNN
Feb 10, 2013 2:00am PST
far north into new york city itself. that's what really surprised me. >> and this is the house, this is your house here? >> this is our house. >> what's left of it. >> the house that donny and sheila trayna had lived in for 40 years, sandy destroyed in minutes. >> if we knew the house was going to blow down, we would have took everything out. >> i had a painting that belonged to my grandparents, it was from the early 1900s, a watercolor that's been in our family. >> tough, tough. >> it's painful. sorry. >> yeah. >> many weather experts believe sandy is a grim preview of a future with more powerful and more damaging storms fueled by climate change. >> it's not that these storms wouldn't occur and that they wouldn't happen anyway, but there's a little bit of an extra boost. >> dr. kevin trenberth of the national center for atmospheric research says, without question, the warming of the earth's climate will create more extreme weather. >> we know that certainly is the case with hurricanes. the higher sea surface temperature puts more moisture into the atmosphere. that gets sucked
SFGTV
Feb 9, 2013 10:30pm PST
, as an exception to the city's environmental clean air policy because we're public safety. so, you know, the need is great and i believe there is a recognition of that from the mayor's office. however, we're just hoping that we can push that priority this year. it is an unfunded liability. obviously we have a five-year replacement schedule that we're looking at implementing with the mayor's office. it's quite detailed, and it really articulates well our need for new cars. and i think if you talk to any of our officers, none of them would dispute that. and, so, i know that was pretty fast and furious, but you know, we're open for any questions now or later. >> great. you just heard dr. marshall, this has been an incredible presentation. thank you. it's right to the point. it has the exact numbers. it's excellent. so, thank you very much. with reference to the fleet, i see that, 350 of our cars are 12 years or older? >> that's correct. >> and the rule is were they nonemergency vehicles, we wouldn't be allowed to use them by the current code. so there is an exception in the code for e
SFGTV
Feb 10, 2013 6:30am PST
officers about emotional survival 3 sessions, one at the airport and one up here in the city. >> great. well, sergeant krudo, thank you very much. it was a great presentation and i appreciate all the hard work and effort that went into it. thank you. >> thank you. >> and then the final piece of the presentation, that is budget presentation overview by director maureen gannon and her able number 2 carolyn we will shall. >> good evening, commissioners. i'm maureen gannon. i've been with the department since june of 2012, but with the city for several years, 15 years. so, it's a pleasure to work in the department. and i hope to meet with you individually as the need arises. so, tonight carolyn and i are just going to go over kind of a budget overview at a relatively high level. our sworn hiring plan so you know how we're doing on that. a recivilianization or recivilianization effort, the new building, the public safety building, our technology initiatives that we're seeking funding for and other capital improvement projects and vehicles which is the major push for our budget this year. as
SFGTV2
Feb 9, 2013 11:30pm PST
. >> trash cans, yeah. >> [speaker not understood]. >> public. >> yeah, city property. the benches in the parks. we don't do parks, but parks are done, rec and park does the benches he. we have some pretty basic colors. * so, most of our furniture is probably one of four colors. it's all going to be green. >> okay. let's see, what am i going to do? we're going to do this 15, 20 more minutes because i know mel needs to leave in a little while. we were going to go to about 4:15 but we're cut short a little bit. we'll do a ten-minute break after that and we'll kickoff some awards for people that are deserving. so, i'm going to take another question from gideon, gideon cramer, former member of the san francisco graffiti advisory board. and let's hear what you have to ask. >> this is a follow-up question for larry. we were talking about concrete sidewalk graffiti and curbs. and your response was that that is private property or the owner -- the property owner is responsible. a number of my neighbors had asked me when they had graffiti said where do we go? technically you're responsible. so
SFGTV2
Feb 10, 2013 9:30am PST
, basically it's a little clearer than that, it goes up on the wall, but it's the city laid out in these response districts. it shows you where all the emergency facilities such as hospitals and police stations and fire stations and schools are. basically, there's a map that corresponds with your neighborhood. you want to get one so you can find out where in your neighborhood to go. once you've taken care of your families, your friends, your pets, your loved ones if you want you can go help out other people in your city. there it is, a place for us to gather as nert members and there's our nert ics area. here is our structure. same kind of set up, sort of our version. command policy section, the planning group, they are up on top. then once things get rolling, you have your operations section, logistics section. here are our objectives on the nert team, figure out if it's big, if it's small, how do we keep track of what's going on? do we just remember it? are we going to rely on our computers, our pc's? no, we have to write it down the old-fashioned way. address, is there a fire, yes or
SFGTV
Feb 10, 2013 12:30pm PST
central city collaborative here supporting the legislative and nobody spoke against it and nobody is speaking against and amendeds to the housing co we need do this and we need to go further in the form of enforcement and sanctions for non-complines and working with the city none collaborative i have had the misfortunate in seeing how people live in the privately owned hotel and is the hotels jane i know you saw a hotel on sixth street and you have not seen the worst there are some really bad properties and sometimes a couple of d b i housing violations and yet, how could it be that a appropriate could accumulate a couple of hundred housing violations before it gets referred to the city attorney? it shouldn't have to get that far. there should be something in place before it gets to 200 violation and is before it goes to the city attorney's office. there is some kind of meaningful sanction in his place so if these grab bars are not put in place and these jacks are not installed that there is a penalty on the property owner do this and my father is that it will pass this rule but it w
SFGTV
Feb 10, 2013 7:30am PST
cultural aspirations in the city of san francisco. it has been 160 years, and we know our history well. my ascension to this office has been one of those things that people still consider me pretty special so much special not because of me but because of our community. this tab will have international status. gobs of people will want to have it, reflective of not only our history but if i go to washington dc tomorrow we will have an opportunity to talk with the rest of the mayors across the country is to how to celebrate new year's. this would be another example. want to congratulate again claudine and the whole team, postmaster general, is leadership is always been important. and the public service that she does not only in delivering the mail and postal service but reflective of the stamp and the u.s. postal service office that we get this opportunity to have a national platform on which our culture affinities can be displayed. happy new year. (chinese) thank you mayor lee. every year the united states postal service in washington dc receives many applications for subject matter to b
SFGTV
Feb 9, 2013 5:00pm PST
the tourist part of the city. and you are taking up all of this space. and then, here is another picture of walgreens. we have graffiti, on their property. right here and then you have another panhandler. and then you have all of this mess right here again, on the sidewalk. so, i'm concerned about how they are not even taking care of their property that they have had there for over 20 years. and how it is effecting our neighborhood. thank you. >> thank you, very much. >> next speaker, please? >> they are both working? >> okay, my name is michael nolty and i am the director of alliance 66 and it is a district-wide improvement organization that addresses land use, and public safety concerns. currently there are over, could i have the overhead? >> currently there are over, overhead, please? somewhere? currently there are over 800 liquor licenses in san francisco. and i consider that an over concentration and adding and if you see all of these dots, this is downtown where they are going to have their store. recently our membership, i surveyed our membership and public safety was our
SFGTV2
Feb 10, 2013 6:30am PST
great city of ours for everybody. that is, i'm not shy about asking for help. and when it comes to the challenges we have in the african-american community, we need help. and i have been deliberately assembling a very important group of people who are going to help me get the job done. and you've seen some of these people already. they are malia cohen, london breed at the board. they have to face all the different politics. but i know they're going to be great partners with me because we've got the right objectives to happen. we want everybody included in the city. we have naomi kelly, harlan kelly, mohammed nuru, rhonda simmons heading upstreamly important departments. and i've got to say this. if we can't get the job done with these people in these important positions or some tremendous progress, i don't know where else to look because this is a great start. yes. (applause) >> but we also have tremendous help from people who are helping us create the policies and the accountability in all the different departments. melva davis, kim brandon, willie adams at the port, chuck collins, [s
SFGTV
Feb 10, 2013 3:00pm PST
project to beautify this area the city. we have residential units going up everywhere. this vitalizes the area. with people living here it brings new life to the city in this corridor. it really needs to grow and change; this is part of that, to bring residents' ability to live and work here, and be around this area. it is something that we need to continue to foster. an office building at this area has left; aaa dispersed the satellite offices throughout. nabf is proud to pick up this building and transform this on something more useful for the city. we hope that you move this project forward. thank you. >> president fong: anymore public comment? seeing none, public comment is closed. >> commissioner borden: all the paperwork that you provided us, i think what might be helpful for the future, having a lot of people maybe we can get in advance; it may be helpful to show the financial differential between the 12 percent and 15 percent so we have visualization in our minds what financially that means. in general we have always had this conversation about what is a cost to provide a belo
SFGTV
Feb 10, 2013 4:00am PST
give money to the city to beautify the city she loved of the park project worked to develop this south side and still that's the basis of our future project to address the north side. >> director brinkman? >> present. >> principle. director heinicke? director heinicke is anticipated. director lee? >> present. >> lee present. director ramos? >> [speaker not understood]. >> ramos present. [speaker not understood]? mr. chairman, directors, you have a quorum. item 3, [speaker not understood] producing devices please be advised that the ringing of nuisance cell phones, pagers, any electronic devices are prohibited at the meeting. any person responsible for one going off in the room may be asked to leave the meeting. any person -- any cell phone that is set on vibrate does cause microphone interference so the board respectfully requests that they be turned off. >> thank you. >> item 4, approval of the minutes of the january 15th, 2013 regular meeting and the january 29th 2013 special meeting. >> thank you. is there a motion to approve the minutes? >> motion to a preform. >> second. >> any di
SFGTV
Feb 9, 2013 8:00pm PST
city over all. that is done on the bi weekly basis as well as done through a multitude of agencies just as the sober muni shelter is. more recently, and i suspect that you saw the piece that heather holmes did relative to the effort to deal with illegal taxiand limo service, there are aside from the efforts of individuals who engage in entrepreneurial activities there are crimes associated with the unregulated, illegal, taxi and limos and those are the issues that we are concerned about, so as a result, we run these operations on the monthly basis, with personnel from mta as well. so this just to provide you with a snapshot of some of the things that we are going to keep muni safe and to make our city safer. >> thank you very much commander. >> if there are know questions we will move on to the district attorney office. so thank you. >> thank you very much to the presentation. >> we are joined bashar on wu from the da's office and welcome. and you can stand at the lectern. thank you very much. >> we are sort of an end user of the criminal justice system and so i am here to give you
SFGTV
Feb 10, 2013 10:00am PST
addressing issues of crime upon muni, but the crime throughout the city, and that they have such a level of engagement with the repeat offenders. they are often able times to identify a suspect based upon a video footage and otherwise very quickly. and that is also a team that is funded by fema and a tsa grant and going back, the dog units are also funded through tsa as well. >> specifically, some of the target enforcement operations that we do, obviously with the issue of robberies, and the team of officers assigned to muni. regularly, interact with the diblgt station personnel. and in response to either areas that have had historically plagued by robberies or that we see changes or in creases in the robberies indicating that you may have a series or anything of that nature. and those officers are engaged in that. one of the things that we really want to do is in order to abait the crimes in and around muni is actually effect the environment and if we can effect the environment by making certain that it is clean and that it is not, it does not become a haven for the criminal activity and i
SFGTV2
Feb 10, 2013 12:30pm PST
empowering city employee, that is lucinda from the fire department to do the next award for nerc. (applause) >> thank you, i want to say on behalf of chief hayes white who could not be here tonight nert is a [speaker not understood] with the community of san francisco. the marina navy demanded training. 23 plus years later the fire department is still working with the community on this great program. we have great training and support for what you do in your neighborhood. the neighborhood that you live in, the earthquake knows no boundaries, the earthquake does not pay attention to that. we're all going to be in this together so getting to know who you are in the portola, getting to know who you know is critical. (applause) >> the critical piece to the nert program. and that happens through neighbors building their teams and building what is going to be the network that we have together. so, thank you to the battalion 2 chief. hilbtion hickey is here on the chief's behalf. nora is here today and donna is going to tell you why. (applause) * >> good evening. my name is dianne rivera, and i ha
CNN
Feb 10, 2013 4:00pm EST
innocent people in this city and in this region. yesterday, leaders from throughout the region, including leaders from businesses and unions, government, law enforcement and community groups, came together to pool resources and protect our core value of public safety. collectively, this group, led by my office, is posting a reward of $1 million for information that will lead to mr. dorner's capture. we will not tolerate anyone undermining the security, the tranquility of our neighborhoods, and our communities. we will not tolerate this reign of terror that has robbed us of the peace of mind that residents of southern california deserve. we will not tolerate this murderer remaining at large. authorities from los angeles,er vine, riverside, the fbi and other agencies are working together to bring this ordeal to an end. let me say this, some of you have heard me say this over the last 7 1/2 years again and again and again. we're as safe as we are, we're safer at any time since the 1950s. in no small part because the lapd, the sheriff's department and the law enforcement agencies of this regi
CBS
Feb 9, 2013 6:30pm PST
rapes in berkeley nearly doubled the number in just one year has police and city officials questioning what has changed in the city. kpix 5 reporter knapp is live in berkeley with more on what the numbers could reveal. don. >> reporter: those numbers are really astounding. rapes up 95% one year over another. the highest numbers in five years. but are they really? what's going on? is it just more reporting or in fact are rapes up 95% in berkeley? the spike of 39 cases up from 20 in 2011 was reported to berkeley city council on tuesday according to the "contra costa times" online. >> we are not sure what's behind the increase in record rapes this year. it's too early to tell whether or not it's the beginning of a trend or outlier year. >> reporter: but a captain says they do know something about the rapes that occur mostly in the housing areas around the campus. >> we are concerned that the vast majority of these cases involve acquaintance rape where the offender is a friend or a former dating relationship or an acquaintance of the victim and are concerned that alcohol plays a part in so
CBS
Feb 9, 2013 11:00pm PST
berkeley city council on tuesday. according to the oakland tribune. >> we're not sure what's behind the increase in reported rapes this year. it's too early to tell whether or not it's the beginning of a trend or what. >> reporter: but he says they do know something about the rapes that occur mostly in the housing areas around the campus. >> we are concerned that the vast majority of these cases involve acquaintance rape where the offender is a friend or a former dating relationship or acquaintance of the victim. we're also concerned that alcohol plays a part in these rapes. >> reporter: greenwood does not blame fraternities or sororities. >> this is not a problem limited to fraternities and sororities. it's a problem across the city. >> reporter: since 2011, all incoming students go through intervention training for sexual assault. that may play a role in the increased rape numbers. while only 5% of sex assault victims will report a rape, as many as 66% will tell their friends. those friends now have a responsibility to report. and individuals have a responsibility to take care of
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